Tract 1095

Covenants     –     Neighborhoods     –   Suburban Expansion    –     Before 1938   –   Moving into a Neighborhood     

Zoning   –     Public Housing     –   Resources    –    Eminent Domain       

  Buying on Contract    –   East Bakersfield     –   Rumford Fair Housing Act

Tract 1095- Hillcrest Tract, Bakersfield California, established in 1939

Hillcrest was a racially restricted (white only) neighborhood. The covenant reads, section 5, “No part of said realty shall ever at any time be used or occupied or be permitted to be used by any persons not of the white or Caucasian race, excepting such as are employed as servants upon said realty by the owners or tenants of said realty actually residing thereon.” Explore Interactive Map